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June 27, 2016
NEW PRESIDENT AT JIM PATTISON LEASE FOCUSED ON CUSTOMER
Mike Rusch, Jim Pattison Lease’s new President
Mike Rusch, Jim Pattison Lease’s new President is taking the reins of Canada’s largest privately owned fleet management company during a period of rapid and dramatic change in the industry. Mike, a Certified Management Accountant by trade, spoke with CAF about these changes and how Jim Pattison Lease is positioned to respond.





June 27, 2016
GREEN FLEET STRATEGY PAYS DIVIDENDS

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) fleet employs a Green Fleet Strategy to reduce the environmental impact of its operations. CAF spoke with Bob Nichols from MTO about how a sustainability focus pays off.

June 27, 2016
A NEW WAY TO SKIN A CAT

A trio of innovative Canadians have come up with a novel approach to dramatically reducing internal combustion engine emissions (reductions between 33 and 90 per cent have been achieved in testing). Anthony Hardenne, President and CEO of Advanced Technology Emission Solutions Inc. (ATES) spoke with CAF about its Smart Induction Catalytic Converter (SI-Cat) technology which uses heat to get the system working faster, in turn reducing harmful emissions.



June 27, 2016
ARI OPENS TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION CENTER AT GLOBAL HQ

ARI has opened a new Technology and Innovation Center near its global head quarters in Mount Laurel, New Jersey.

June 17, 2016
FCA/UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR CELEBRATE COLLABORATION

The University of Windsor and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) celebrated the 20th anniversary of its Automotive Research and Development Centre (ARDC).

June 17, 2016
GENERAL MOTORS INTRODUCES REAR SEAT REMINDER

General Motors will introduce an industry-first Rear Seat Reminder on the 2017 GMC Acadia.

>>GENERAL MOTORS TO EXPAND CANADIAN ENGINEERING AND SOFTWARE WORK - read more
>>JIM PATTISON LEASE PURCHASES ALL MAKES LEASING - read more
>>PEER TO PEER CAR RENTAL COMES TO CANADA< - read more


June 27, 2016
GM CANADA REGIONAL 2017 PRODUCT PREVIEWS CONCLUDE IN STYLE

General Motors of Canada held the final 2017 product preview ride and drive meeting in Toronto, Ontario.

June 27, 2016
SPRINTER PUTS WIND IN SALES

Mercedes-Benz Canada and ENERCON held a gathering at a Niagara Region Wind Farm in Smithville, Ontario to announce that ENERCON will add 20 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4x4 models to its fleet of service vehicles.

June 27, 2016
MONTREAL ALL CHARGED UP OVER EVS29

Electric vehicle ecosystem stakeholders from across the globe converged on Montreal in June for the 29th Electric Vehicle Symposium.

June 21, 2016
PMTC HOLDS ANNUAL CONFERENCE

The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada held its annual two-day conference and AGM at the Kingbridge Conference Centre and Institute in King City, Ontario.

>>ELEMENT RIDE AND DRIVE EMPOWERS FLEETS - read more
>>FORD 2017 FLEET PREVIEW REVS UP MOTOR CITY - read more
>>GM FLEET HOSTS CALGARY PRODUCT PREVIEW - read more


June 13, 2016
CARPROOF NAMES NEW PRESIDENT

Mark Rousseau has been named President at CarProof.

June 7, 2016
EMKAY NAMES MAINTENANCE ADVISOR

David Sanford has been named as Maintenance Advisor at EMKAY Inc.

>>EMKAY INC NAMES VICE-PRESIDENT CLIENT SERVICE AND OPERATIONS - read more
>>SUBARU CANADA APPOINTMENT - read more
>>VOLVO CAR CANADA LTD NAMES MARKETING DIRECTOR - read more



ECODIESEL ENGINE POWERING RAM 1500 SUCCESS

The combination of Ram 1500 with an EcoDiesel is a winning one, as in 2015, one in four 1500 models were ordered with a diesel engine. That number jumps to 50 per cent when the higher trim levels (Laramie and Longhorn) are considered. 50 per cent of Ram 1500 EcoDiesel sales are conquest sales, an important pride point for the brand.








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